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12-132.
  1. An insurance company wants to charge a higher premium to drivers of red cars because the company believes that they get more speeding tickets. A research company collected the following data to investigate their claim. Use the data below to decide if the insurance company should be charging a higher premium to drivers of red cars. Homework Help ✎

  2. Total: 20,000 cars with 507 speeding tickets

  3. Red Cars: 348 red cars with 9 speeding tickets

Find the probability of getting a ticket and the probability of getting a ticket while driving a red car.
Then use the probabilities to determine whether a driver of a red car is more or less likely to get a ticket than a random driver.